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Ken Smith level-classic December 09, 2013

One more... #1555354

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe December 09, 2013

Super! Fave! #10917911

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 09, 2013

Beautiful exposure, comp. and captures. #10917921

Colette M. Metcalf December 09, 2013

I'm with Carolyn!!! Beautiful, Ken!!!! #10917931

Gail Sullivan level-classic December 09, 2013

Gorgeous shot, Ken! #10917947

Joy Rector December 09, 2013

outstanding #10918004

Michael Frazier level-classic December 09, 2013

Great shot's Sr. You have mastered that 10-stop filter. #10918047

April Riggs December 09, 2013

stunning #10918172

John Connolly December 09, 2013

A remarkable scene with fantastic composition Ken! Well done! #10918248

Michelle Alton December 09, 2013

Both images are beautiful. So THAT's how to calm the seas! #10918260

Michelle Tinger December 09, 2013

Nice POV #10918299

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 09, 2013

Fantastic color and composition blends with the yummy water surface to create perfection! Nice job Ken! #10918543

Donna R. Moratelli December 15, 2013

This has to be one of the best images of the rock that I have ever seen. The leading line in the foreground with the flattened tide and details is fantastic.Excellent image,Ken FAV #10921995

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Really beautiful work Ken, congratulations on your POTD! #10955406

Anita Hogue January 25, 2014

Gorgeous Ken, Congratulations on your POTD! #10955408

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 25, 2014

That's pretty exceptional Ken…! Simply beautiful, and excellent composition with the gap in the rocks… Congratulations! #10955410

Michelle Alton January 25, 2014

Re: "calming the seas" {A digression here}: A former boss' given name was David. In college he changed it to "Zebulun." Go figure. But interestingly enough, Zebulun was one of the 12 Tribes of Israel: "Zebulon shall dwell at the haven of the sea; and he shall be for a haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon."
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For what it's worth, your photo brought all this back to me.
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Beautiful image(s), Ken. Congratulations on POTD! #10955415

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Congrats Ken on this Well Deserved POTD!! #10955418

Susan D. Royce level-classic January 25, 2014

Perfection! Congratulations on your POTD! #10955427

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Such a beautiful image for a wonderful place! Congratulations on POTD! #10955429

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Ken. #10955440

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe January 25, 2014

This is wonderful Ken!!! Congrats on your POTD! #10955452

Mary K. Robison January 25, 2014

Outstanding!
Congratulations on your POTD! #10955454

Nancy Marie Ricketts January 25, 2014

Masterful creation, Ken! Congratulations on your superb POTD! #10955459

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Beautiful POTD, congrats! #10955460

William C. Raco level-classic January 25, 2014

Terrific scene, light, color and composition
A very fine choice for POTD
Congratulations, Ken #10955473

Joy Rector January 25, 2014

congrats on the POTD #10955474

Barbara Socor level-classic January 25, 2014

A magical image....Beautiful and memorable...Congrats, Ken. #10955477

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 25, 2014

Congrats on your gorgeous POTD, Ken!

It's a fave!
Debby #10955486

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 25, 2014

Congrats Ken, bet we will see it again in Gold!

jo ann c. #10955487

David Phalen January 25, 2014

BIG Congrats on a beautiful POTD!! #10955508

Kathy Salerni level-classic January 25, 2014

Congrats on your gorgeous POTD, Ken! #10955521

Beth W. DeBor level-classic January 25, 2014

Beautiful image, Ken. Congratulations on your POTD. #10955531

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic January 25, 2014

Another great lesson by example - it's exquisite, Ken. #10955532

Karen Celella level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD, Ken! #10955533

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic January 25, 2014

My jaw dropped when I saw this one, Ken. Then dropped again when I saw the other one. Wowzer. Amazing. Huge congrats on this very well deserved POTD. This is going Gold, for sure. #10955572

Peggy Pfister level-classic January 25, 2014

Congrats on this exceptional POTD, Ken! #10955586

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Awesome composition Ken with use of leading lines, color and texture. Congrats Ken on your POTD #10955589

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 25, 2014

HUGE CONGRATS on your POTD!!! #10955590

Mitch Spence level-classic January 25, 2014

Congratulations, Ken, on your opportunity to see such a place, on your talented capture of it, and on your POTD. #10955595

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 25, 2014

Superb composition, Ken, with a strong leading line, wonderfully silky water and beautiful soft light. Congratulations on your POTD! #10955622

Jill Odice level-classic January 25, 2014

Love both views! Congrats on your POTD!~ I bet we see this beauty again :-) #10955626

Phyllis H. Burchett January 25, 2014

Congrats on this awesome POTD Ken! #10955632

Katherine Kuhn level-classic January 25, 2014

Congratulations on a gorgeous POTD from beautiful Oregon! Did you know the forest at Cape Kiwanda is burning right now? One of 8 forest fires in the state due to the drought & hi winds. Guess it's not affecting the beach goers at the moment & it's supposed to be 60 deg. there! #10955634

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Awesome! Huge congratulations, Ken! #10955650

Lisa B. North January 25, 2014

Another stunner!! Fantastic!! Great POV! Congrats on POTD!! #10955682

Michael Frazier level-classic January 25, 2014

Congrats Sr. on a beautiful POTD. #10955734

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Huge congrats on a fantastic POTD, Ken! #10955752

Eivor Kuchta January 25, 2014

Wonderful composition! Congratulations on your POTD, Ken! #10955779

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 25, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS Ken on your wonderful POTD!!! You totally nailed this with the long exposure!!! <>< #10955794

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 25, 2014

WTG on this incredibly beautiful POTD, Ken! I knew it was yours before I even saw your name with it! :-) #10955795

Tammy Espino January 25, 2014

Love that part of Oregon, Great capture and Congrats on getting potd!:) #10955863

Maria Coulson January 25, 2014

This is beautiful Ken. Congratulations! #10955875

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe January 25, 2014

Congrats on POTD! Excellent imagery. #10955948

Alex T. Mizuno January 26, 2014

Excellent comp and beautiful slow shutter speed effect. Congratulations on your POTD Ken!!! #10956074

Richard D. Love January 26, 2014

Congratulations, Ken...wonderful light combined with the long exposure!

Rick #10956218

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 26, 2014

Your signature depth and clarity combined with beautiful light and colors and a fascinating scene. Congratulations on the POTD, Ken. #10956250

Donna R. Moratelli January 26, 2014

Terrific image Ken!
A big congratulations on the Photo Of The Day!! #10956438

Guy D. Biechele level-classic January 26, 2014

Great composition and light! Congratulations on your POTD!! #10956620

Debora Suterko January 26, 2014

WoW! That is super amazing! #10956854

Kathy Cline level-classic January 26, 2014

KILLER SHOT as always Ken.
Congratulations on your award!
#10956864

Ann Lyssenko level-addict January 27, 2014

What a gorgeous image, Ken. Your choice of composition draws my eye right to the whipped cream of the image. Congratulations on this POTD. Ann #10957483

Susan Jane Allen level-classic January 31, 2014

Wow... #10960831

Renee Doyle level-classic January 31, 2014

Gotta love that filter cb :)
BIG congrats on this wonderful winner! #10961715

Sharon Sawyer February 01, 2014

Ken, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding & well deserved Second Place Winner & POTD!!! #10961722

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 01, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Ken. #10961802

Michelle Alton February 01, 2014

Congratulations on this winner, Ken. All your other winners have invisible badges. #10961972

Nancy Marie Ricketts February 01, 2014

Glad to see this in Gold, Ken- congratulations! #10962069

William C. Raco level-classic February 01, 2014

Fantastic photo, Ken
Congratulations #10962070

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 01, 2014

I told you this was a winner! :-)
Congratulations friend!

jo ann c. #10962389

Alex T. Mizuno February 01, 2014

Big congratulations on your win Ken!!! #10962422

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe February 01, 2014

Big congratulations on your Second Place Win, Ken! Outstanding! #10962605

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 01, 2014

Congratulations on your second place win Ken #10962612

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 01, 2014

Beautiful winner Ken, congratulations! #10963013

Katherine Kuhn level-classic February 01, 2014

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Ken! Glad to get to see this one again! #10963083

Tad Bowman February 01, 2014

Congratulations on your win Ken. Great lead in line. #10963298

Colette M. Metcalf February 02, 2014

Not surprised to see this again! Big congrats to you Ken!!! #10963487

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic February 02, 2014

No surprise here, Ken. A big congratulations to you on your win. #10963558

Gail Sullivan level-classic February 02, 2014

Congrats on your winner, Ken! #10963676

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe February 02, 2014

Double gold! Way to go! Congratulations! #10963780

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 02, 2014

Outstanding Ken, huge congrats!!! #10963851

Memoriee G. Sconce February 02, 2014

Congrats looks like home to me.☺️
Memoriee #10963952

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 02, 2014

CONGRATS on this totally incredible winner, Ken.
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Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe February 03, 2014

Terrific comp and light, Ken. Thought I had already commented here before, and though I saw it, I guess not. So, Double congrats (for POTD and Winner)!! #10965264

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe February 03, 2014

I Liked this one the first time I saw it. Well deserved recognition. Errick #10965310

Cindy Bendush level-classic February 03, 2014

One of my favs :-) Congratulations on your gold Ken! #10965361

Ann Lyssenko level-addict February 03, 2014

POV is so effective Ken with the added delight of color in the sky and water. Congratulations on being a winner. ANn #10965508

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 06, 2014

Huge CONGRATZ on your terrific capture and Gold Winner, Ken!!!!

UB. #10968040

Susan Jane Allen level-classic February 06, 2014

SUPER BIG CONGRATS!!!! #10968073

Beth W. DeBor level-classic February 06, 2014

Congratulations, Ken, on your win! Beautiful work. #10968455

Merna L. Nobile February 15, 2014

A new year, new photos and plenty awards to go around. Congratulations! #10976324

Harvey A. Ravitch August 06, 2018

Congratulations on this Double Gold award winning Entry! Because of this & other photos of this beach , I am going to be there during the Stormy Weather Festival in November!
Thank You! #11718659

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Sunrise at Cape Kiwanda, Pacific City, Oregon. 34-second exposure to flatten the ocean.
F9, 34 sec, ISO 200, 28mm focal length

Uploaded on December 09, 2013

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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